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In her November 1992 interview with Ron Chepesiuk, Anita Hoffman detailed her experiences in the 1960s and her time with her ex-husband, Abbie Hoffman. Hoffman, aside from speaking about her ex-husband, covered such topics as poverty, racism, the Weathermen (Weather Underground), the Black Panthers and the Black Power movement, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Women’s Liberation, and the Youth International Party. Hoffman also discussed sexism, mental illness, in reference to Abbie and her studies as a Psychology major, the Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill hearings, and the technology revolution. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 50 minutes
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New York Civil Liberties Union, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), World’s Fair, Liberty House, Abbie Hoffman, poverty, racism, sexism, mental illness, manic-depressive, Robin Morgan, Women’s Liberation, Eldridge Cleaver (and Algeria), Yippies (Youth International Party), Weathermen, Chicago Conspiracy Trial, Tim Leary, Paul Krassner, Jerry Rubin, Mao, Black Panthers, Downtown Welfare Advocacy Center
Sixties Radicals, Then and Now: Candid Conversations with Those Who Shaped the Era © 2008  Ron Chepesiuk by permission of McFarland & Company, Inc., Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640. www.mcfarlandpub.com.